Sexual Identity: Is It Fixed or Is It Fluid?

Which is it, and what are we saying about sexual identity?

Still, the “born this way” claim is a valid one supported by sense and science. So, the conventional wisdom is that sexual orientation is fixed.

So now, we appear to have mixed messages on the subject. Accordingly, it is fixed, but not necessarily absolute, and at any time it may swing, swish, sway, or sashay.

But don’t we have some choice about how we identify? Isn’t there some agency in the individual to express their sexual identity?

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